Project Coordinator

Ministry of Education

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Wellington
  • Fixed-term (one year)
  • Wellington

Whakapiki i ngā putanga hua mātauranga mā ngā ākonga me ngā whānau Māori
Improve education outcomes for Māori learners and whānau

Mahi kōtui ki ngā whānau, ki ngā hapū, ki ngā iwi me ngā hapori
Work collaboratively with whānau, hapū, iwi and communities

Whakatika i te kaikiri me te makihuhunu i te pūnaha mātauranga
Help address racism and bias within the education system

About our group and team

The Parent Information Community Intelligence (PICI) group designs and drives initiatives that support parents, whānau, hapū, iwi, employers, and communities (demand side groups) to positively influence our education system and help every New Zealander learn, progress and achieve.

Families are the most powerful influence on a child's progression and achievement. Building powerful partnerships between whānau, employers, communities and educators will help raise aspirations and lift progress and achievement for all learners. We design and deliver initiatives and programmes that support these partnerships with a focus on tamariki the education system has not served well - Māori, Pacific and disabled learners and whānau in particular.

Te Hurihanganui is one of our core pieces of work. It is a kaupapa that will address racism, strengthen equity and accelerat e the educational achievement and wellbeing of ākonga Māori and their whanau in the education system.

About the roles

We are looking for a Project Coordinator to support the implementation of this kaupapa in six communities across Aotearoa. The Project Coordinator will work closely with the Project Manager and our partners to provide the operational and administrative support needed for implementation.

This role will be responsible for working collaboratively across the team to coordinate and manage processes, systems and business services.

We are looking for a person who:

  • is passionate about improving outcomes for ākonga Māori and their whānau
  • has previous experience providing administrative/coordination support
  • has a practical understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • has a collaborative working style with a drive to deliver results
  • has a high level of attention to detail and time management ability
  • is able to write and converse in Te Reo Māori at a beginner level.

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

For further information, please contact Sarah Asher on 04 463 7639 or

Applications close on Sunday, 26 September 2021.

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